Wellesley Township

Wellesley Township Homes For Sale

Buying a home in the Wellesley Township means that settlement areas and small communities will surround you.

Tucked away in the North-West corner of Waterloo Region, the Township of Wellesley has many communities, including St. Clements, Wallenstein, and Wellesley.

This rural area has, for the most part, has remained untouched by tourism and sticks to its heritage roots. If you’re looking to move away from the big city, Wellesley Township may be just what you’re looking for.

Public school students attend either Linwood Public School or Wellesley Public School, and Catholic students attend St. Clements Catholic School.

This is a thriving commuting township, close to Highway 401 and within a 20-minute drive from any of the Tri-Cities. For those who travel, either for work or play, Wellesley Township is also conveniently located near Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

Learn more about Wellesley Township below, including amenities, transit, and other area highlights.


The Township of Wellesley lies outside of Waterloo to the North-West. It’s a quiet, rural area comprised of several small communities: St. Clements, Heidelberg, Hawkesville, Linwood, and Wellesley.

Wellesley has a close relationship with Kitchener and Waterloo as many residents choose to move from urban to rural living, especially as they age.  It’s also popular to leave the city for a visit to a cottage on Paradise Lake or to pick a  pumpkin at Nauman’s Farm, both lovely features of Wellesley Township.


Health Care

Shopping & Services

  • Conestogo Dam
  • Hawkesville Hall
  • Linwood Recreation Complex
  • St. Clements Arena Community Centre
  • Wellesley & District Lions Club
  • Wellesley Veterinary Clinic
  • Wellesley Arena
  • Wellesley Service Centre Ltd
  • The Town Barker

Restaurants & Food Stores

  • Schmidtsville Restaurant
  • Nit River Chop House
  • Olympic Pizza
  • Pym’s Village Market
  • Schmidt’s Bulk Pantry & More
  • Wellesley Gourmet Meats & Cheese


  • Wellesley Mennonite Church
  • First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Cedar Grove Church
  • Mapleview Mennonite Church
  • West Hills Fellowship

This township has gradually transformed into a haven for families looking to escape the city. Immerse yourself in the festivities with family and friends, such as Lindwood’s Snofest, Canada Day in Hawkesville, and the annual fall fair.

Wellesley Township is also home to the Apple Butter and Cheese Festival which takes place every autumn. Take a short trip to the Conestogo Dam and find a plentiful opportunity for fishing, hiking, bird-watching, and geocaching.

This Mennonite township also offers various community centres including one in Hawkesville, Linwood, St. Clements and Wellesley itself. The Linwood Recreation Complex offers the largest space available to rent, seating up to 400 people. The large kitchen facilities and bartending services are sure to meet your needs on a special occasion.

In Linwood, the Wellesley & District Lions Club also runs a number of important events during the year including; weekly bingo, Tree of Light, community Easter egg hunts, and summer camps.

Schooling / Child Care

Together, the Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District School Board operate three elementary schools in the Township of Wellesley. Both Linwood and St. Clements offer French Immersion starting in Grade 1. 

After Grade 8, parents will have the options as to which high school their children will attend. This is decide by district as well as transportation options such as school busses in their area.

Wellesley also offers multiple preschool and daycare options if you’re a young family. Based on your needs, you can choose from a list of licensed home child care programs, supported through the Region of Waterloo. There are also cooperative options such as Wellesley Cooperative Preschool, where parents are involved in the care as well as volunteers, and other preschools such as Inspiring Minds Early Learning Centre.


Kiwanis Transit provides specialized transit services for residents with mobility issues and unique transportation needs. Wellesley also thrives on taxi and Uber services connecting the surrounding amenities.

There are many trails and paths along the various ponds and the expansive Grand River in and around the township. For those who like to run and bike, this makes use of trails and cycling an efficient means of getting from home to school and work. This area is also populated with plenty of taxis and Uber drivers.

Wellesley is also proud to sit so close to air transit, accessible only ten minutes from the 401.

  • Hawkesville Outdoor Rink
  • Hawkesville Playground
  • Linwood Playground
  • St. Clements Arena

If you are looking for small town charm with the convenience of being close to an urban centre, Wellesley Township is the perfect location.

On Broadway Street in Hawkesville, you’ll have access to a children’s playground and well-maintained outdoor skating rink equipped with hockey nets and boards for the classic winter games that keep the whole family entertained. St. Clements also offers an ice skating arena well-loved by the Twin Centre Minor Hockey Association, hosting both recreational and competitive hockey tournaments for over 280 people each year.

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2960 LOBSINGER Line, heidelberg, Ontario

2960 Lobsinger Line

Heidelberg, Ontario

Far enough out of the city to enjoy the peacefulness of the country and the small town pace but close enough to drive there in minutes to every amenity. Property has been converted into a modern, open concept space ready for your finishing touches. Updates include California wainscotting, pot lights, stainless steel appliances, ceramic backsplash in the kitchen, trim, kitchen cupboards, upstairs bathrooms with ceramic tile and walk in showers, updated windows with deep sills and roughed in laundry hook up upstairs. Backyard is private with a large partially completed deck and fenced on 3 sides. Plenty of room for the whole family to gather and watch the kids and furry friends play. Great opportunity to make this house a home for you and your family. Proximity to Waterloo and St Jacobs means that you can work in the city and really appreciate the peace & tranquility at home. (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1772

Davenport Realty Brokerage (Branch)

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7275 THIRD Line, elmira, Ontario

7275 Third Line

Elmira, Ontario

Country property 4 minutes outside of Elmira! Extremely well maintained & updated raised bungalow Royal home in the hamlet of Yatton. This .59 acre property is situated just 15 minutes from Waterloo on a paved road. The property overlooks farmland and mature trees. A welcoming front entrance greets you into this beautiful home. The large front bay window provides plenty of natural sunlight in the living room complete with hardwood floors open to the kitchen and dining area. You will be impressed with the remodelled kitchen complete with granite counter tops, appliances and an ambundance of counter space. The spacious dining area has garden doors leading to back deck, patio and your private backyard oasis. There are 3 bedrooms on the main floor, 4 piece bathroom, main floor laundry room with built ins and a convenient door which leads to an exterior deck. The lower level offers a nice sized recreation room with a gas fireplace, oversized windows and walk-up to the 1.5 car insulated garage (20'x20' inside). There is a 3 piece bathroom, completed November/2022. A good sized 4th bedroom or games room with two large windows provides you with many different possibilities or uses for this space. There is a den/hobby room as well on this level and storage space. The majority of the renovation work over the years was completed by WayMar Construction. There is a 18'x20' shed with a chicken coop and hydro. Several large butterfly/wildlife gardens, 3 sugar bush trees and fruiting trees/shrubs. Newer driveway in 2017, roof/2008, replaced all windows and doors between 2012-2018. Many other updates throughout. You don't want to miss the opportunity to call this property home! (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1357

Royal LePage Wolle Realty

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6 DANUBE Drive, heidelberg, Ontario

6 Danube Drive

Heidelberg, Ontario

HEIDELBERG- This larger than it looks 4 level back split will amaze you with 3,479 sqft of finished living space, extensive upgrades and high end finishes. Situated on a .36 acre lot in the quaint town of Heidelberg you can enjoy the quiet peaceful lifestyle of small town living only seconds from KW and expressway access. With 4 bedroom and 3.5 baths this home can accommodate a large family with lots of work from home options and In-law suite potential. Enjoy cooking in the chef’s kitchen with stunning granite counter tops, breakfast bar island, ample countertop and cabinet space, light filled and flowing layout. With many levels of space to choose from, the 4th bedroom with ensuite bath opens up to a cozy family room with wood burning fireplace and laundry room. The lower level rec room is perfect for a games room with space for the whole family. With a steel roof and loads of recent updates, there is nothing to do but move in and enjoy the luxury finishes this home has to offer. This country sized lot features a brand new private deck and patio area walking out from the sunroom and plenty of space to entertain, extensive vegetable gardens, a huge shed with den hangout inside and tons of parking for 6 vehicles in the oversized 2 car garage plus double wide driveway. Country living only moments from the amenities of KW and expressway access. (id:30922)

4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 2044

C M A Realty Ltd.

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580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 13, waterloo, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 13

Waterloo, Ontario

Exquisite vacation home minutes from Waterloo in this 10 month park! Ideal for buyers looking for low cost living (for 10 months), snowbirds, or anyone looking for a relaxing getaway! Time to start enjoying your morning coffee to the sounds of nature with the peace and tranquility offered by Green Acre Park in Waterloo, adjacent to Laurel Creek Conservation Area. This immaculate 2 bed 1 bath 1995 Northlander offers an open concept main living space, featuring an oversized living room, a a functional kitchen and large dining space. Down the hall way you'll be impressed with the size of the two bedrooms, and full bathroom! ***BONUS SPACE*** Check out the large sun room off of the primary bedroom, with expansive views of farmland, keep an eye out for deer and turkey! The outdoor space has tons to offer, starting from the private location, massive deck, and great opportunity for overflow parking. Green Acre Park offers a long list of amenities, such as Wifi, pool, 2 hot tubs, four wheel bike rental, Mini-Golf, arcade games, just to name a few. Only minutes from downtown Waterloo but a world away from the hustle and bustle, this is your opportunity to have an affordable, practical and accessible recreational destination. It won't last long at this price, so book your showing today! (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 900

Royal LePage Crown Realty Services

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1971 BERLETT'S Road, st. agatha, Ontario

1971 Berlett’s Road

St. Agatha, Ontario

11 acres and so close to Waterloo ....This sprawling 8100 total sq ft of living space Ranch Bungalow with a separate In-Law Suite and a 4000 sq foot detached heated/AC shop all within a 10 minute drive to Waterloo's big box stores. Pride of ownership is obvious. Cherry floors, sunken living room, granite and corian countertops, wooden california shutters, custom cabinetry throughout are just a few of the upgrades that grace the main homes design. Find here the spacious open concept eat in kitchen with a panoramic view of the properties expansive yard and only topped by the hot tub sunroom. The oversized primary suite with walk in closet and deluxe ensuite is the perfect retreat to end the day. Or, home and looking for an evening of fun? Venture downstairs where you will encounter 3500 sq ft of an entertainers dream with yet another custom kitchen/wet bar, area for your poker, pool and shuffleboard tables PLUS your own home theatre. Accompany this with another large bedroom, custom bath and walkout to the backyard. And that is just the main house! The In-Law suite is totally self contained and separate from the main home with 5 separate entrances! Add an additional 1800+ sq ft of finished living space and you have a house within a house. Ideal for family set up! This beautiful 2 Bedrooms, 2 baths, massive kitchen, great room and bonus room are yours to call home or perfect for that guest, in-laws or potentail rental income. Find yet ANOTHER Solarium with hot tub and private deck with walkout. Finally, the 4000 sq ft heated/ AC shop has 14 foot bay doors, kitchen and bathroom and is perfect for all your toys or storage needs....perhaps the massive RV or snowsled? Enjoy your 11 acres retreat which is partially covered with bush, a stream and private trails.....can you afford to wait??? (id:30922)

6 Bedroom 6 Bathroom 4600

Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty

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1178 ERB'S Road, st. agatha, Ontario

1178 Erb’s Road

St. Agatha, Ontario

>> OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY DECEMBER 10TH 2:00 - 4:00PM << Tired of busy city living.... Have you always wanted that little country property outside of town.... Welcome to 1178 Erb's Road this just under 1/2 acre property is a minutes drive to the edge of Kitchener Waterloo and all the amenities the cities offer. Beautiful rolling vistas are seen behind the house as it backs onto farmland. This three bedroom one bath bricked bungalow has had the same owners since it was constructed in 1964 and has been very well maintained over the years. The home has an attached single car garage AND a 1 1/2 car carport for added storage or parking. Call now to arrange your private showing ! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 1054

RE/MAX Twin City Realty Inc.

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1791 NOTRE DAME Drive, st. agatha, Ontario

1791 Notre Dame Drive

St. Agatha, Ontario

Every so often a property comes available that checks all the boxes... and this is the First time it's been offered for sale! Placed well back from the road on the edge of St. Agatha, on just over an acre of land, with farm land beside, you get to enjoy expansive views without the maintenance! The owners for this home have meticulously maintained this home, Spacious L/R with cathedral ceilings, F/p and large bright windows, the country kitchen as a walk-out to a large deck for morning coffee or a evening hot tub.. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (one ensuite) and main floor laundry. The lower level features a HUGE family room w/F/P, large enough for entertaining & a pool table! another 3 pc bath! There is a double attached garage that's heated for daily use, then a oversized double shop, the lower level is heated, the upper level is currently used as Gym, theatre room. It's also heated & A/c with a separate ramp entrance for larger equipment access. Rounding out this complete home is a beautiful heated salt water pool & extensive patio/decking! There is Pool house, Hot tub room, Utility shed for lawn equipment & firepit to enjoy the stars! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1654

Howie Schmidt Realty Inc.

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